how to pronounce gherkin


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gherkin is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of gherkin in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… everything else the gherkin the very …”

meanings of gherkin


  1. A small cucumber, often pickled whole.
  2. The penis.


  1. The building at 30 St Mary Axe, a distinctively-shaped skyscraper in London, England.

gherkin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gherkin occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics gherkin can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that gherkin can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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